Guide to choosing eco-gifts 2012-2013

Guide to Choosing Eco-Gift Guide Gifts 2012-2013

Is it easy to find the perfect gift? If you approach the problem thoroughly, you will find that it does not find that easy. One of the sites that promote the idea of sustainable development has decided to simplify the task of being in search of reflection and created my guide, which contains options for gifts for the upcoming holidays, the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013, with an obligatory note "environmentally friendly."

Each of the options with the principle of "less is more" and has the qualities of substance,

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Warmer climate — colder than the Arctic?

Warmer climate — colder than the Arctic? Scientists have shown

For modeling of climate change, scientists use data flow Eemianskogo interglacial period, which began 125,000 years ago after Saalianskogo icing. However, researchers in Germany have found evidence showing that such use is inappropriate and delivers more erroneous data, as the current period is fundamentally different from the previous one.

Average sea surface temperatures in the Norwegian Sea severnoyAtlantike. The figure clearly observed the transfer of heat to high latitudes. Despite the fact that, as now, in a period of warming Eemiansky Greenland lost much of its centuries-old glacial

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On the eve of the Rio +20 Summit

On the eve of the Rio +20 Summit Facts

This year's summit is intended to guide humankind towards sustainable development and overcoming the environmental crisis and poverty. As before, the Rio +20 will be held in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.

Preparation of the basic agreement for approval at meetings held in the stormy discussions and debates, however, took the final form of the document. Unfortunately, it is only from the actual data and the desired results without offering concrete solutions. Many environmental organizations have criticized the actions of the Organizing Committee of the summit.

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India is preparing to introduce a fine for pollution

India is preparing to introduce a fine for polluting the environment to save the planet

State Department of Ecology India is preparing a proposal for the introduction of a special monetary penalty for bringing environmental damage. It will be directed at any antiekologichnogo steps: crushing of rocks, digging mines, automobile pollution, the work of industrial facilities and large infrastructures, depending on the scale and nature of the damage.

All funds raised will be spent on projects related to the preservation of the environment, especially the rivers and lakes in India, lack of clean drinking water. Besides cleaning freshwater,

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South and East China are preparing for the arrival of tropical storm

South and East China are preparing for the arrival of Tropical Storm Natural Disasters

At least two Chinese provinces will soon take over the kick in the fifth tropical storm this year, called Talim. It is expected that the development of a tropical cyclone storm will affect the eastern and southern parts of China. At the moment it is 740 km from the district Zhaoan, Fudzyan province, and 160 kilometers from Venchang, the southernmost point of Hainan Province.

A tropical cyclone over the city Kiongay, Hainan Province. June 17, 2012. Wind speed within the storm reaches 64 km

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Japan nuclear reactor resumes operations

Japan nuclear reactor resumes operations Facts

Despite recent sad events connected with the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan's Prime Minister said the reopening of two nuclear reactors at the plant in the western part of the country. In his speech, the official assured divided into two opposing camps the public that this time the plant Oxx fully protected from possible shocks, tsunamis and earthquakes.

In Japan, management plans and other plants to return to function, however, as they fear the sharply negative reaction of the society and the scientific elite. Many scientists do not support such transient nuclear

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Fire fighting to fire near Athens

Fire fighting to fire near Athens Natural Disasters

48 km south of the ancient Greek city of Athens found quite a large area covered by the fire. Fire burning the second day, extends the dried grass and shrubs with incredible force due to high winds (over 55 km / h), which negates any efforts of firefighters. Per night, the flames approached Kerateya 12 km from the west and south sides. At this point in putting out the fire is attended by about 300 employees of the fire service, involved 115 special vehicles and 12 equipped aircraft and two helicopters. It

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Effects of Hurricane Carlotta

Effects of Hurricane Carlotta Natural Disasters

After Hurricane Carlotta hit the south of the Mexican state of Oaxaca, a few villages in the mountains, were flooded. It is reported that due to the damage in one of the houses, killing two children and their mother was seriously injured and is in hospital. The government has already declared a state of emergency on the line from Salina Cruz to Acapulco, in spite of the fact that the storm slowed the force and became a tropical storm.

Carlotta of the Pacific coast of Mexico.

Destroyed house shop in

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Record damage from fires in Denver

Record damage from fires in Denver Natural Disasters

Firefighters did not manage to cope with burning an area of 220.15 km2 of forests to the north of Colorado, although working teams sent additional units. Destroying at least 181 residential building fire in High Park, 24 km from Fort Collins, has already surpassed the scale of the devastation a fire in September 2010 in Boulder (169 homes).

Starting from June 9 1.5 thousand fire was brought under control only 20% of the burning area. According to the most optimistic forecasts, able to cope with the fire

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In southern Chile landslide occurred

In southern Chile landslide occurred Natural Disasters

Protracted rains in central and southern Chile caused landslides, cut off from civilization for about 30 residents. The landslide occurred on a road in 4 km from the village Farellones, near the capital city of Santiago.

The injured were sent to the said road to one of the ski resorts in the area Farellonesa when the rain and snow, they blocked the path of a huge lump of rock and soil razmyakshey. Fortunately, the incident there were no casualties. Indeed, in this part of the Andes weather conditions have deteriorated, and

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